Apple TV is small device that attaches to a TV using HDMI and streams content from iTunes, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube, and sports leagues, as well as content on computers using iTunes Home Share over a wireless or wired connection. It's controlled either via an infra red remote control device, or ...

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Cannot airstream itunes videos from iphone 4s to apple tv anymore

I used to be able to play itunes videos from my iphone onto my apple tv. Now I can fully set up airplay (even mirror, if I want), I can play youtube and netflix content, and even itunes music videos, ...
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AirPrint printer sharing using Apple TV

I have a WiFi printer that does not support AirPrint. Currently, I use a linux system with CUPS to share that printer to my iOS devices. I'm thinking about replacing this linux box with an Apple TV ...
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Thinking of getting rid of my laptop

Thinking of getting rid of my laptop and using my iPhone / iPad / Apple TV 4 to access files on the PC now by getting a 2TB Time Capsule. Will I be able to edit photos, view and edit spreadsheets, ...
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Why can you not set a Siri button for an external remote on Apple TV?

On the latest generation Apple TVs, you can add external buttons and set which button does what. The Siri button never appears. Why does it not appear?
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Technology behind Home Sharing

I would like to know how exactly does Apple Home Sharing work. Not the steps to use it but the technology behind it in as much detail as possible. I am mainly interested in learning about the ...
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OK to power off Apple TV (4th gen) at the mains when not in use?

I've just given an Apple TV (4th gen) to a relative, who is in the habit of powering off the whole TV system (TV, DVD player, stereo etc) when it isn't in use. Is it OK to: remove power from the ...
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Is it possible to mirror 2.5K or 5K iMac display to 1080p TV through Apple TV without swithcing iMac's resolution?

I have a 27" iMac with 2.5K built-in display resolution. Also i may replace it with a 5K/retina one. The problem is mirroring it's display without changing my mac's resolution other than it's native ...
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HDMI Input onto a MacBook Air

I have a Canon DSLR camera and I am trying to get the output from the camera onto a MacBook Air so I can then AirPlay the MacBook to a different Room. The other room is on the other side of a school ...
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French Apple TV apps from the US?

Can the 4th gen Apple TV access apps/videos in different languages? Using the 3rd version of Apple TV I'm not aware of how you can access for instance Disney Jr Francais. Can the fourth generation ...
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Airplay performance - retina Macbook Pro 15",Apple TV, Samsung TV

When I stream Prairie Home companion live, I get excellent frame rate and resolution on my Retina Mackbook Pro (late 2013). The Airplay performance to my 3rd generation Apple TV is always much poorer ...
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AirPlay without Apple TV?

Why are there AirPlay speakers or audio, but not for Video. I.e I have yet to see a single TV set support AirPlay mirroring, while many support Andriod ChromeCast type. Is it possible to have Video ...
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Why does Apple TV not stop my Mac from sleeping?

When using Home Sharing on Apple TV 3rd gen, the Mac will fall asleep even though it is needed to stream content. So in the middle of a movie the connection will be lost because the Mac goes to sleep. ...
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Back to My Mac Wake over internet

I am having trouble with Back to My Mac. I am trying to wake it over the internet and control it remotely. I don't know if it is my router that is the issue, something on the Mac, or the my Apple TV. ...
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Display photos from iPad on TV without Internet connection

Is it possible to show photos from an iPad Air on a TV without an internet connection, Wi-Fi router or 3G data plan subscription (i.e. the iPad is completely offline)?
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Wake On Lan Sleeping Mac Issues

I am having trouble with Wake On Lan for my Mac. I am trying to wake it over the internet from my phone so I can log in to TeamViewer and control it remotely. I don't know if it is my router that is ...
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what is the “get” button on the apple tv 4?

According to Using Netflix on your Apple TV, "in the App Store, search for Netflix to find our app, then choose Get to start installation." Where is the "Get" button? There is no option on the App ...
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How to stream live Apple Event on Apple TV (4th gen)?

Apple provides this web page announces live streaming for tomorrow’s Apple Event on 2016-03-21. Join us here on March 21 at 10 a.m. PDT to watch the keynote live. Requirements: Live ...
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Selection season and watched on AppleTV 4

Two things I'm trying to figure out how to do on Apple TV 4: When I have a TV show with lots of seasons, instead of scrolling sideways through all the seasons and episodes to get to the latest, how ...
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What can I use Apple TV for in an Android household

I recently got an Apple TV (the new siri version) at a stupidly cheap price (Supermarket mislabeled it as the last version) it seemed rude not to buy it! But now I'm not sure what to do with it. ...
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Watch WWDC videos on Apple TV (4th gen)

On the 4th generation of Apple TV, is there a way to watch the presentations delivered at the annual Apple World Wide Developer Conference? The videos can be viewed on a Mac and on iOS devices. But ...
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How to turn off Apple TV?

I have a Apple TV 3rd generation and I know that I can navigate to Settings etc to turn it off. While this works, it's kind of cumbersome. Are there easier ways to turn an Apple TV off?
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Can a development Apple TV be upgraded to the current tvOS?

I got a development Apple TV from last fall (the second version) and was curious if it can be upgraded to current tvOS (9.2?). I plugged it in and didn't see the App Store on it.
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Does AirPlay require an always-on Internet connection when streaming video or simply LAN networking?

I'm considering ditching my home broadband but I will need some way to keep watching internet tv and movies via my iPhone. I've currently got a Chromecast which I know uses the DIAL protocol to ...
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How to turn off iCloud Music Library on Apple TV

I used iCloud Music Library on the Apple TV for a while, but recently cancelled the Apple Music subscription. Still for some reason all the iCloud Music Library contents still show up in "My music" in ...
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Share screen on Mac/iPhone without having Apple TV

I am gonna to have a telephone with my customer to present our first milestone of one app we are building for customer (I am a PO). I have to call him by telephone and I want to share my iphone screen ...
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Is it safe to drill a hole in an Apple TV (3rd gen) remote?

I'm not talking about the end where the buttons are, but rather the other side. This device gets lost several times a day by children who hold on to it and misplace it on a regular basis. What I want ...
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Why is my new Apple TV suddenly not showing my purchased TV shows?

A few days ago, my new Apple TV stopped showing me my purchased TV shows. When I select the TV Shows app on the home screen, and click on the “Purchased” tab, I get a spinner that never goes away. ...
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Apple Configuration and invalid profile

I am trying to configure Wi-Fi on an Apple TV 2 with WPA2 Enterprise. The Apple TV asks for a profile so I am trying to configure one. I set up the mandatory "General" settings the certificate of ...
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Pandora app won't play on Apple TV (4th Generation)

I can't get Pandora to play music on my Apple TV (4th Gen). It just sits there at 0:00.
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Can I test Apple TV apps on a consumer model?

Just a simple question: I’m looking to develop an Apple TV application for the fourth generation Apple TV, and just wondered if any one knew if I can deploy and test home-made apps to a consumer Apple ...
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How not to miss the elimination of Optical Audio Output from 3rd to 4th gen Apple TV

I speculate that the audio signal at the Optical Audio Out of the 3rd generation Apple TV is always the same audio signal within the HDMI output. I further speculate that that's the reason behind ...
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Apple TV play media stored on Airport Extreme hard drive?

The current gen Airport Extreme (802.11ac, you know... the tall white one) is capable of having a network accessible hard drive connected directly to it. Now that the new Apple TV can run apps, can I ...
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Unable to install profiles to Apple TV 4th gen

I'm trying to add a configuration profile to my Apple TV via Apple Configurator 2, as documented, however when I add the profile I get this error: An unexpected error has occurred with “Apple ...
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AppleTV 4 Podcast App Slow Playback

After using a Harmony 520 remote with the new AppleTV 4 Podcast app, all the podcasts now playback in slow motion. Rebooting the AppleTV does not solve the problem. It appears that the Universal ...
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Developing an app with an automatically renewable consumable in-app purchase

I'm developing a new tvOS app that has in-app purchases. I can't get the in-app purchases to show up in the simulator. What is the proper procedure when introducing in-app purchases to apps that are ...
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Can't see Photos on Apple TV

I recently moved from a 3rd gen Apple TV to a 4th gen. With the 3rd gen, I loved how it would display photos from my iMac. With the 4th gen model, I can't seem to get that working. I logged out ...
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Is there some way for me to connect old technology to airplay?

I have a Mid 2010 MacBook Pro with El Capitan, I'm not able to use AirPlay because I simply don't have the hardware for it. However, I'm trying to work through the thought experiment of how I might be ...
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AWDL0 error messages in MBP without AWDL interface

I have a late 2011, 2.5 GHz Core i7 MBP running El Capitan 10.11.2. It runs great except for streaming Airplay to my Apple TV, particularly when trying to use the TV as a separate display. It bogs ...
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Apple TV YouTube “Error occured loading this content”

So my YouTube application for my Apple TV is not working. When I go to play a video, it shows "An error has occurred loading this content. Try again later." This first started happening yesterday out ...
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VLC Player on Apple TV cannot browse shared folder on Windows 7 x64

I have VLC player installed on Apple TV. I can see my Windows 7 x64 machine (with SMB suffix after its name) when I'm browsing local network in VLC Player. But when I'm trying to open it I can see ...
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Apple TV YouTube Error

So I have an Apple TV and whenever I try watching YouTube it says, "An error occurred loading this content. Try again later." I've unplugged and plugged the wire, yet it still doesn't work. I also ...
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Are all apps compatible with the Apple TV?

I can't find a list of Apple TV products anywhere. I want to use Dish Anywhere specifically on the Apple TV. I'd also like to know if I can just mirror my screen from my iPhone 6 Plus to the Apple TV. ...
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Is it possible to tell the charge of the Apple TV Siri Remote from OS X?

My Apple TV Siri remote just dropped below 20% battery charge so I thought I would charge it in my Mac. How do I know when it is done charging? Is there some OS X command or utility for checking the ...
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How do you use Apple TV with multiple Game Center accounts

From what I understand, the ATV 4 only lets you use 1 GC account. What if you have more than 1 person? Doesn't that mean that if somebody else plays a game it will mess up your high scores and ...
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Lock Mac mini but keep secondary display running

I am configuring a dashboard on a TV display to show latest sales stats, etc. and am running this off our existing build 'server', a Mac mini. The Mac mini is connected to a standard monitor and a TV ...
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Switching HDMI input to Apple TV causes crackling noise and strange video

When I switch HDMI inputs on my TV from Tivo or Blu-ray to a sleeping Apple TV (4th generation, with apps), I get nasty crackling electronic interference noise on the sound system plus weird ...
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Can I use an Xbox 360 controller with the 4th Gen Apple TV (2015)?

Can I use my Xbox 360 controller with the 2015 (4th Gen) Apple TV?
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Apple Remote controlling iPhone

I am trying to connect an Apple TV remote to my iPhone so I can test my application with the remote. But I can not find anything that shows how to connnect the devices together. Does the remote ...
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4th Gen AppleTV - multiple logins vs shared login

I've just purchased the 4th gen AppleTV. One thing I've noticed is that switching user accounts could be a lot easier. For example, if my wife would like to listen to music associated with her ...
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How can i place photo albums into my family folder so i can see them on apple tv 4gen?

I want to see all my photos on the apple tv photos app. I have 30,000 saved in iCloud and they are in about 1000 different folders. As far as I can see, you can't save folders within a folder in the ...